12AHA

NCEA Level 2 AgHort Academy

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Millichamp

Content/Skills:

  • Animals and animal handling skills or plants and horticulture skills; 
  • Farm safety;
  • Crop production; and
  • One day per week work experience in an agricultural sector of the student's choice.


There may also be the opportunity for some students to do a two-day tractor and three-day chainsaw course which is worth an extra Credits.


This course does not lead to a University Entrance approved subject.


Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 58 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 58 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 561 v5
NZQA Info
Install, dismantle, and store temporary electric fences
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 771 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the production horticulture industry in New Zealand
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2765 v6
NZQA Info
Plant trees or shrubs under close supervision
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2803 v5
NZQA Info
Maintain a documented work record for a primary industry operation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6916 v8
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the rules relating to chainsaw use
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6917 v8
NZQA Info
Demonstrate basic chainsaw operation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 18191 v4
NZQA Info
Describe safe handling and health problems of dairy cattle associated with milking
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19044 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the legal requirements and hazards associated with tractor use
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19106 v3
NZQA Info
Assist with handling livestock when moving and drafting, and when livestock are distressed
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19145 v3
NZQA Info
Describe hydration, nutrition, and sleep in relation to physical well-being of primary industry workers
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19147 v3
NZQA Info
Describe the activities and identify the hazards in a wool shed during shearing from a farm perspective
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22191 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of factors which influence plant growth
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24630 v4
NZQA Info
Assist with livestock grazing management, and feed livestock under direct supervision
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27608 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate basic wheel tractor driving on flat ground under close supervision
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 58
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.